SOMC Hosts Graduation for Local Medical Students, Residents

Southern Ohio Medical Center and the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine recently honored the hospital’s 2010 class of graduating medical students and residents during an annual celebration held March 30 at the Friends Community Center. The new class of Emergency Medicine residents, Family Practice residents, and Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine students also were introduced.

Those residents graduating from this year’s program include Matthew Phillips, DO (Family Practice) and Zachary Underwood, DO (Family Practice). Those medical students graduating from the OUCOM program included Rocky Adkins (who will pursue a residency in Radiology at Grandview Hospital in Dayton, Ohio), Seth DeAtley (who will pursue a residency in Emergency Medicine at SOMC), Kristen Broadhead (who will pursue a residency in Pediatrics at Erlanger in Chattanooga, Tenn.), and Joe Herrmann (who will pursue a residency in Surgery at Doctors Hospital in Columbus, Ohio).

Pictured are the 2010 graduates, future residents and medical students.